Medieval World 7

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Explore the most captivating and enigmatic texts and objects that have fascinated medievalists for generations – from the Voynich Manuscript to the Shroud of Turin.

Theme: Medieval mysteries

  • Kathryn Walton, "The Mysterious Middle Ages: Searching for Evidence in the Past," 18-21.
  • Lisa Fagin Davis, "The World's Most Mysterious Manuscript: Beinecke MS 408," 22-25.
  • Andrew R. Casper, "The Shroud of Turin: Christianity's Most Famous Relic," 26-33.
  • Siddhant A. Joshi, "A Medieval Cold Case: Killing the King of Jerusalem," 34-37.
  • Nancy Marie Brown, "The Mystery of the Lewis Chessmen: Legends & Theories," 38-39.
  • Alberto Virdis, "The Abbey Church of Saint-Denis: The Cradle of Gothic Art," 8-11.
  • Robert Jones, "Knightly Markers: Heraldry on the Battlefield," 12-13.
  • Jeremy Solel, "The Battle of Svolder: The End of Olad Tryggvason," 14-17.
  • Jean Chandler, "War Books of Medieval Germany: Military Innovation, Art, and Engineering," 40-43.
  • Gabrielle Storey, "Sitt al Mulk: Prisoner, Diplomat, and Regent," 44-45.
  • Jonathan H. Jones, "The Edge of Destruction: The Battle of the Blanchetaque Ford," 46-51.
  • Manon Henzen, "Bread: A Medieval Food Mystery," 52-53.
  • William E. Welsh, "Jalal al-Din's Quest: Reviving the Khwarezmian Empire," 54-57.

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